[PATCH] Joining a Windows Server 2008 (Longhorn)

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at samba.org
Mon Jan 28 17:47:43 GMT 2008

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 12:43:14PM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> >> Andreas Schneider wrote:
> >>> he tested on Fedora8. Could the kerberos library be
> >>> the problem?
> >> Any you are on openSUSE 10.?  or SLE[SD]?  I'll test FC8 right
> >> now and retest openSUSE 10.3.
> >> cheers, jerry
> >>
> > It was FC8 - (thanks Andreas). I've been traveling today so I have not
> > taken a closer look at it yet myself. Let me know how you get on. I am
> > working tomorrow and I will take a look at it if the problem is still
> > outstanding.
> Very strange.  openSUSE 10.3 works.  FC8 and Ubuntu Gutsy fail.
> Since we are doing our own cryto here, I don't see how system
> libraries could really affect us.  And in fact FC8 and openSUSE 10.3
> have the same krb5 libs version (minus any vendor patches).

NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD may be returned not only because the password buffer
encoding is broken, but also because password doesn't meet complexity (or
other policy-related) criteria.
While crypto stuff shouldn't be a problem - as Jerry pointed we do it on
our own, perhaps complexity is ? I'm just speculating here, because I'm in
a middle of downloading win2k8 iso for testing. I haven't tried it out yet.

Rafal Szczesniak
Samba Team member   http://www.samba.org
Likewise Software   http://www.likewisesoftware.com

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